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Specialist Fraud and POCA Solicitors

 

Ranbir (Raz) Mann, Senior Partner is Head of Fraud and Complex and Serious Crime. He is a specialist Criminal Defence Solicitor exclusively dealing with the most complex and serious offences. His outstanding reputation and ability has led to him being sought out by clients nationally.

 

He regularly deals with prosecutions bought numerous agencies including SFO, HMRC, DTI, SECCU and NCA.
His caseload consists of multi handed complex cases before Plymouth, Southampton, Lincoln, Peterborough, Bristol, Derby, Leicester, Kingston, Nottingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bradford, Sheffield, Inner London, Stafford, Guildford, Blackfriars, Birmingham and Wolverhampton Crown Courts.

 

Amongst others, he presently represents individuals under investigation for Cyber Fraud,£200 million Vat Fraud, Conspiracy To Murder, Construction Fraud, International People Smuggling from ‘the Jungle’ in Calais, Multi Million Pound Credit Fraud, Conspiracy To Supply Class A Drugs, and Mortgage Fraud involving a Firm of Solicitors.
To instruct Raz or to seek his opinion on any matter which you may concern you please email him in confidence at rm@mannandco.net

 

Pre Charge Representation

It is of vital importance that top quality legal advice is sought whilst under investigation. Challenging searches and arrests, contesting restraint orders and robustly conducting your defence is Raz’s expertise.
The right representation can give you the best chances of favouring an outcome or avoiding being charged at all.

 

Restraint and Freezing Orders

Proceeds of Crime Act 2000

These orders are imposed even before you are charged with any offence.
The orders will have been obtained ex parte which means without the Defence being present. These are draconian orders that the investigating authorities can impose on your assets, which effectively freezes them and stops you from operating bank accounts and your business. Furthermore the authorities will limit your monthly spend. The day-to-day impact these orders have on individuals and families are devastating.

 

Next Steps

It is vital that immediate steps are taken on the Order and supporting evidence as often the Judge has been presented with facts that may not be entirely accurate.
Challenging these facts will ensure that the Judge has applied the correct test in law when looking at this order.

 

F.A.C.T. (FAST ACTING CONFISCATION TEAM)

FACT lawyers understand the importance of acting immediately for individuals where their banking has been halted and they cannot meet their daily expenses and are in a desperate and frightening position.
Once instructed we will offer an immediate appointment and in the first 48 hours ensure that we analyse the order, take detailed instructions and have made contact with the Prosecution and Court. They will take practical steps to get you back on your feet and proactively advance your case.

 

Our dedicated team of lawyers will provide you with 24hour phone and email contact as well as evening and weekend appointments to advise and support you through what we know is an extremely worrying and frightening experience.
Contact FACT lawyers on fact@mannandco.net

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“Raz Mann is the sort of solicitor that I, as a Barrister who specialises in heavyweight crime want on my team. He is nationally acknowledged as one of the top criminal solicitors, his extensive following is a testament to that assertion. He brings a sound tactical awareness of how to advance his clients case from the police station onwards and throughout the trial process. He is particularly astute in recognising and addressing at an early stage the most advantageous way to bring about the required result in his cases. In short he delivers. That’s why he is the go to Mann!"

Baz Bhatia

“I am a criminal barrister with over 20 years experience. My instructions consist exclusively of serious fraud, money laundering and other complex criminal conspiracies. I only work with a handful of solicitors, those that are themselves experienced in the defence of such serious and complex cases. One such solicitor is Raz Mann, he and I have worked closely on a number of grave criminal matters over a period of years. In my view, his preparation is meticulous and his advice first rate. My job is made that much easier given the superb way in which the case has already been conducted prior to my instruction. Raz has a rare intellect coupled with fine judgement and an insatiable appetite for work. It is obvious to all who observe him that he displays a steely determination to get the job done! In short, if someone is unlucky enough to be charged with a crime they should seek to tip the scales in their favour by instructing Raz from the outset.

Imran Shafi - Barrister

Raz Mann excels when dealing with the most complex and serious cases. He is sought out nationally by clients as a consequence of his ability to fight for the client and going the extra mile in his cases. His tactical awareness and tenacity make him an excellent litigator.

Claire Davies - Barrister

I have worked with Raz Mann on a number of large, complicated fraud and drug cases at the top level of criminality. Raz has a rare mix of talent. He is able to both fight for the client with tenacity and maintain the respect of the Court and opponents alike. He has tactical awareness and is able to steer a case to the clients advantage. As a result he is sought out by clients across the UK.

Martin McCarthy - Barrister

Mann & Co are one of the leading solicitors’ firms operating in Birmingham and nationwide. A high polished operation where one can expect meticulously prepared briefs and a consistent attention to detail. Led by Ranbir Mann, the criminal team are at the forefront of modern legal developments whilst at the same time maintaining the qualities and conscientiousness of the good old-fashioned solicitor where the client and the case always comes first. Clients inevitably feel confident and reassured in their hands, as they should be. Invariably both tenacious and relentless in pursuit of the best case scenario for each defendant they represent. At every level of criminal cases, including the most serious allegations of financial fraud and complex criminal conspiracies, this a go to firm for those looking for the highest standards of service.

Graham Arnold - Leading Counsel

I have been at the bar for over 20 years and have worked with a plethora of different solicitors over the years and instructed in the most grave and complex case including murder, rape, large scale fraud, gang crime, all aspects of organised crime. I can say with hand on heart that working with Ranbir Mann and his team at Mann & Co. has always been a delight. Mr Mann has always been impeccable in the way he runs and leads his firm, Mann & Co. He is extremely thorough, knows his client's case down to the last detail and always fights with tooth and nail to the end. Mr Mann would always be my first choice of solicitors to work with. In all I would say that Mann & Co excels in all aspects of undertaking criminal work which include: - Client care; clients are always given as much time as is needed to prepare their case for trial; - Detailed Preparation; Mr Mann and his team are assiduous in the way they prepare their cases; - Mr Mann is diligent and hard-working in terms of case preparation including having successive conferences with the client and his or her barrister, requesting for and obtaining important evidence/disclosure form the police; - Mr Mann is painstakingly meticulous in the way he analyses the prosecution evidence and way in which he works closely with the barrister; - Mr Mann is laborious in the way he carries on his practice. - I would thoroughly recommend this firm of solicitors for criminal cases.

John Joseph Lucas - Barrister